Euphan Chalmers

29 September 1739–
Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Euphan

When Euphan Chalmers was born on 29 September 1739, in Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Chalmers, was 26 and her mother, Ann Balfour, was 23. She married John Dalrymple on 1 November 1766, in Leslie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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John Dalrymple
Euphan Chalmers
Marriage: 1 November 1766
John Dalrymple
Margaret Dalrymple
James Dalrymple
Euphan Dalrymple
Elizabeth Dalrymple

Spouse and Children

1 November 1766
Leslie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 63

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 76

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 91

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Chambers . The -l- was originally an orthographic device to indicate the length of the vowel after assimilation of -mb- to -m(m)-.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Euphan Chambers, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Euphans Chalmers in entry for Euphan Dalrymple, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Euphan Chalmers in entry for John Dalrymple, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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